A Pakistani hacker has reportedly defaced the website of a university that recently suspended 67 Kashmiri students over their alleged support to Pakistan cricket team in their Asia Cup match against India. Official website of Meerut's Swami Vivekanand Subharti University (SVSU) was defaced by the hacker as an act of 'revenge' against the university.
Poverty and fear of social stigma forced a middle-aged couple of Badla village in the district to 'donate' their newborn twins to two families. When the accredited social health activists (ASHA) and the parties involved were confronted on the issue about the alleged pay-off in the deal, the health authorities asked the recipient families to return the babies to their parents, but the latter refused to accept them.
Ailing hardline Hurriyat chairman Syed Ali Geelani, 84, on Saturday united several rival factions of the Hurriyat and ideologically diametrical separatist leaders for the first time since the conglomerate split a decade ago.
Kashmiri and Urdu translations of a book on Mahatma Gandhi's leadership written by retired career diplomat Pascal Alan Nazareth is now out.
There is a need to build a "fear of consequences" within laws like Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) so that they are not misused by the Army, feels Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah.
The so-called weaker sex has emerged stronger when it comes to saving the lives of their spouse suffering from kidney ailments. A study by Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, has found that of the total spouse donors, 87% are women who saved the lives of their husbands by donating them their kidneys. Men make for a mere 13%.
Facing the Election Commission heat over dual votes, Punjab local bodies minister Anil Joshi has a more serious scandal in his voter enrollment, one that makes his very election as an MLA in 2012 a nullity.
The Congress has finalised candidates for 80 to 90 Lok Sabha seats, including several sitting members such as union ministers Preneet Kaur and Manish Tewari, former minister Pawan Kumar Bansal and Haryana leaders Deepender Hooda, Naveen Jindal and Shruti Chowdhary.